Board of Directors

Position Description

Candidates should be self-motivated, professional and dedicated to OHS through Board service.

Previous experience serving on a Board of Directors at a charitable/not-for profit organization is important, however not mandatory. Ideal candidate assets also include expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Charitable organization/not-for-profit;
  • Governance;
  • Management/strategic planning;
  • Evaluation/performance management;
  • Fundraising;
  • Government relations;
  • Finance/accounting;
  • Legal or regulatory;
  • Human Resources or recruitment & retention;
  • Information technology;
  • Privacy/Security;
  • Communications and;
  • Specialized skills as needed.

The successful candidate must be willing and able to devote a minimum of 12 hours per month to Board duties. Board members are generally elected for a two-year term, and may be re-elected for two more consecutive two-year terms (totalling six (6) years).

Additional details of what it means to serve on the OHS Board of Directors as well as the application package, may be found at the following link: http://www.ottawahumane.ca/about-us/ohs-board-members/board-of-directors/.

Thank you for your interest in joining and volunteering for our Board of Directors!